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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conducted by Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conducted By: Sidney Bowman

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' This Christian Faith '
I-Message or Messenger
The Rev. Arthur S. Yates , Ph.D. comments on part of St. Matthew 11

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Arthur S. Yates

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

The Richard Crean Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean

: RECITAL

Christopher Bunting (cello)
Peter Wallfisch (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Peter Wallfisch

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

HOW THINGS BEGAN, 1-What is a Fossil? Material compiled by Richard Palmer ; dramatic presentation by Honor Wyatt

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Palmer

: THE DAILY SERVICE

The King of love my Shepherd is
(BBC Hymn Book 475)
New Every Morning, page 90 Psalm 95 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 6, vv. 41-58
There is a land of pure delight (BBC
Hymn Book 254)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conductor: Sidney Bowman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER by William Appleby Boney was a warrior (Shanty)
The Barley Mow (English trad. song) Hey ho, the morning dew (Irish song)
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. Choosing a Career, by Alec Rodger , Director of the Vocational Guidance Centre, Birkbeck College, London (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Programme varie. Questions, devinettes, problèmes. Preparez de quoi écrire. Texte de Jean-Jacques Oberlin (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Alec Rodger

: REPEAT PERFORMANCE

Gramophone records introduced by Robert Tredinnick

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Tredinnick

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

The Coronets, John Forde
A Note or Two from George Swift
Jack Bradley
Something to Sing About
- Bob Harvey
Johnny Lockwood
Top of the Bill Jessie Matthews
Compere, Bill Gates
Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: John Forde
Unknown: George Swift
Unknown: Jack Bradley
Unknown: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Johnny Lockwood
Unknown: Bill Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Bill Gates
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: John Simmonds

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: RICHMOND PARK

C. Gordon Glover and Eric Simms visit the Royal Park of Richmond in Surrey
They tell you something of its story and natural history. The programme also includes the voices of people, birds, and animals closely connected with this part of the Londoner's countryside.
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Glover
Unknown: Eric Simms
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: For the Schools

FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. Nature Walk-Looking at Trees. Script by D. J. Saint
2.0 THE MUSIC box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 Orchestral Concerts
Following a Tune by Sidney Harrison
2.40 FOR THE general SIXTH. Your Money and your Life. ' Why bring in Economics?': How and why economic problems arise, by Professor Brinley Thomas
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse ' from ' My Name is Aram ' by William Saroyan

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: Sidney Harrison
Unknown: Brinley Thomas
Unknown: William Saroyan

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Alberto Ginastera, who was born in 1916, is one of Argentina's leading composers; he is at present Professor of Composition at the National Conservatoire of Buenos Aires. His Variaciones Concertantes for chamber orchestra were written last year: there are eleven Variations, each of which sets off a solo instrument or instruments, or a section of the orchestra.
Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: MEXICAN FIESTA

David Holden , who helped to build a new school in Las Iguanas, describes a day of celebration for the opening

Contributors

Unknown: David Holden

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Orlando the Marmalade Cat ' from the story by Kathleen Hale
Told by Olive Shapley
Illustrated with music composed by Henry Reed who conducts a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra
3—' Orlando Buys a Farm '
Produced by Trevor Hill
5.30 For Older Children
' Music at Random '
Helen Henschel continues her Musical Alphabet
' Q for Queen's Hall'
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Story By: Kathleen Hale
Told By: Olive Shapley
Composed By: Henry Reed
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Unknown: Helen Henschel

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: THE WORLD AND OURSELVES

Richard Goold-Adams comments on events abroad and on our relations with other countries

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Goold-Adams

: FOLK SONGS OF THE FOUR NATIONS

Ena Mitchell (soprano)
Nancy Evans (contralto)
Ren6 Soames (tenor)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
All the songs have been specially arranged for this programme
Recital devised by Elizabeth Poston

Contributors

Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Contralto: Nancy Evans
Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Unknown: Elizabeth Poston

: Harry Welchman in * JUBILEE OF THE RED SHADOW

The second of two jubilee programmes in which Harry Welchman and Stephen Grenfell reconstruct-in melody and in memory-the musical comedy star's stage career

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Welchman
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell

: ROMEO AND JULIET'

A programme of music by Bellini , Berlioz,
Gounod, and Sutermeister inspired by Shakespeare's play with Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Rowland Jones (tenor)
BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, Donald Sturtivant ) Conducted by Leo Wurmser
The narration written and spoken by David Franklin

Contributors

Music By: Bellini , Berlioz,
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Leader: Midland Orchestra
Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser
Spoken By: David Franklin

: Rene Cutforth reports on TOMORROW'S CITIZENS

First of two programmes based on the recent tour of Asia by Danny Kaye , Ambassador-at-large for the United Nations Children's Fund
Produced by John Bridges

Contributors

Unknown: Danny Kaye
Produced By: John Bridges

: Light in a Dark Tower

Four talks by P. L. Ritzema , who has been examining some of the records of Parliament now being sifted in the Victoria Tower of the Houses of Parliament
3-John Browne's Papers

Contributors

Unknown: P. L. Ritzema

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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